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If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

Apps

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Happiness

From Vivaldi to Purcell: 10 classical winter warmers

Down the ages winter has inspired its own special kind of music. Go way back, and you find folk songs complaining about the cold, or celebrating the human warmth and jollity which makes winter cold bearable. Come forward to a later age of railways and decent indoor heating, and you find composers …

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The 20 best wines in the world, according to Wine Spectator

Each year, they release their list of the top 100 wines in the world.<p>"The wines featured on our Top 100 list capture the character of the past year and exemplify the quality and diversity the wine world has to offer," Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Wine Spectator said in a press release.<p>…

Cochlear implant Apple helped develop launches

An iPhone-compatible in-ear implant for people with hearing loss, which Tim Cook hailed as an “accessibility breakthrough,” has been released in Australia, and will launch elsewhere around the world in coming months.<p>The device is a collaboration between Apple and Cochlear, and is called the Nucleus …

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere …

Happiness

41 Breathtaking Views From Above

TravelPhoto Contest<p>Experience a bird's-eye perspective of places around the world from the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Humans always dreamed of flying. Thanks to the Wright Brothers, we're able to hop from one destination to the next in just a few hours. People …

Travel Photography

7 tips and tricks for navigating the iPad on iOS 11

After installing iOS 11 on an iPad, you're undoubtedly going to notice things are way different. For starters, there's a bona fide app dock now. Also, multitasking has been completely redone. Here are a few tips and tricks for navigating your upgraded iPad.<p>View app dock<p>The app dock can hold 13 …

The Best Way to Barbecue, According to Science

Step away from the lighter fluid.<p>Unless you’re master barbecuer Ron Swanson himself, your grill game could probably use a little work — and fast, …

BBQ

Incredible winning images revealed in the 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year contest

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

5 live streaming apps every sports geek should look out for

These apps will give iPhone users the privilege of keeping up with the latest sports news, scores, predictions, statistics and so much more

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Books

Elon Musk - 2 Things Humans Need to Do to Have a “Good Future”

A fascinating conference on artificial intelligence was recently hosted by the Future of Life Institute, an organization aimed at promoting …

Twelve ways to make yourself a Gmail genius

Transfer money, search more accurately, or engage with your appliances: tips and tricks to enhance and customise the world’s most popular webmail service<p>Want to see more of your inbox at a glance? Click the cog-wheel at the upper right of the Gmail web interface, then select “compact” to reduce the …

Daniel Dennett: ‘I begrudge every hour I have to spend worrying about politics’

Truth has long been a key concern for the American philosopher. He’s in the UK to discuss his latest book on consciousness, but there’s just no escaping Trump…<p>I meet Daniel Dennett, the great American rationalist, on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, as good a day as any to contemplate the …

Donald Trump

60 Super-Romantic Places To Elope

To some, the term “elope” still conjures images of hasty lovers stumbling into clandestine chapels, or frugal pairs looking to save a few pennies on …

Weddings

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …

ESPN 30 for 30 Hit It Hard: TV Schedule and Documentary Preview

The PGA career of John Daly has always been something out of a movie script. He's a gregarious, Hooters-eating, beer-swilling hulk of a man who smashed drives, made a series of questionable comments and could never get out of his own way.<p>It was <i>Happy Gilmore</i> brought to real life.<p>Daly burst onto the …

Wireless Dead Spots Got You Down? WiFi Mesh Routers Like Netgear's Orbi Eliminate Them

WiFi networking technologies are evolving at a nice clip recently, and making glorious wireless bandwidth available among a growing number of devices in your home, especially with new MU-MIMO technologies, is getting easier every day. That said, historically, driving a WiFi signal over longer …

Wi-Fi

The World's First Home Robotic Chef Can Cook Over 100 Meals

Apparently, having a home cooked meal from the kitchens of Thomas Keller, Alain Ducasse and Gordan Ramsay could become a reality. In 2018, Moley will launch the world’s first fully-automated and integrated intelligent cooking robot—a robotic kitchen that has unlimited access to chefs and their …

Masterchef

A Mancunian’s guide to Manchester, for José Mourinho

The United manager needn’t stay trapped in his swanky hotel suite. We offer a few suggestions on how to make the most of the city – and avoid the paparazzi<p>As a Manchester City fan (not to mention a human being), you can imagine my reaction to José Mourinho declaring life in Manchester “a disaster”. …

This story about Warren Buffett and his long-time pilot is an important lesson about what separates extraordinarily successful people from everyone else

Warren Buffett is the 3rd richest man in the world and he's considered to be the greatest investor to have ever lived.<p>But what's funny is that Buffett has achieved all of his success <b>NOT</b> by doing <b>MORE</b> than his peers… but by doing <b>LESS!</b><p>Seriously.<p>For example, Warren Buffett:<p>Focus vs. laziness<p>Don't …

Read our full guide to using iOS 10

You can now hail rides using Siri or Maps directly<p>Here's our guide on how to use the new Siri and Maps app for the iPhone and iPad in iOS 10. For our complete guide to iOS 10, head over here.<p>The new Siri is smarter<p>Apple opened Siri up to third party developers for this update, which allows you to …

Publisher Spotlight: Oyster.com

<b># of Flipboard Magazines:</b> 23 <b><br># of articles flipped:</b> 1787 <b><br>Top Flipboard Magazines:</b> Bed & Breakfast, Fresh Stories: Oyster.com and All-Inclusive <b><br>Interviewee:</b> Kelsey Blodget, Senior Executive Editor, Oyster.com<p><b>What separates Oyster.com from other travel sites?</b> <br>Oyster.com goes in person to every hotel to …

The Coros LINX is a smart bike helmet that makes sense

While cycling apps are thick on the ground, a full gadget ecosystem is hard to come by. Seattle startup Coros is looking to change that with the LINX, a helmet-app combo (with handlebar controller) that lets you listen to music, take calls, get turn-by turn directions and track progress made along …

bikes

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

National Parks

Photomyne grabs $2.6 million to bring your old photos online

If you have albums and shoeboxes stuffed with old photos, a startup called Photomyne wants to help you scan those photos, in order to bring them online where they can be saved and shared. Now the Tel Aviv-based company has raised $2.6 million in seed funding to continue to grow its business, which …

Apps

New beer made by monks arrives in the U.S.

At the Monastero di San Benedetto in central Italy, the monks understand the potential of the U.S. beer market — because these monks are American.<p>"I knew the difference between craft beer and run-of-the-mill factory beer," says Father Benedict Nivakoff of his life before committing himself to …